50-year-old man killed in Harwinton crash on Wednesday - WFSB 3 Connecticut

50-year-old man killed in Harwinton crash on Wednesday

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Serious crash closed Route 118 in Harwinton on Wednesday afternoon. (WFSB) Serious crash closed Route 118 in Harwinton on Wednesday afternoon. (WFSB)
Serious crash closed Route 118 in Harwinton on Wednesday afternoon. (WFSB) Serious crash closed Route 118 in Harwinton on Wednesday afternoon. (WFSB)
HARWINTON, CT (WFSB) -

A Torrington man was killed in a crash on Route 118 in Harwinton on Wednesday afternoon.

Police said 50-year-old Louis Auger was driving a Chevrolet Corvette east on Litchfield Road when the car crossed oncoming traffic and crashed into a dirt embankment.

Auger was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger suffered minor injuries and was flown to Hartford Hospital via LIFE STAR.

Crews shut down the road at about 4:30 p.m. but it has since reopened.

It is unclear why the car crossed the double yellow lines at this time.

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